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UGC seeks opinion of universities on dual degree courses

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has sought
suggestions on the dual degree courses from all universities in India, that can
be offered to the students. UGC will assimilate the opinions and suggestions to
decide on probable combinations of degree courses, this will help them get two
degree without spending too many years in the academia.

Arvind Bhandari, Registrar, Gujarat University (GU) said
that the GU has been mulling over offering dual degrees to the students to
enable them to pursue different courses within the same time period. This will
help them to be better equipped for the job market in a shorter span of time.

“We have decided to call for suggestions from all heads of
departments and senior academicians over the two degree courses which can be
offered simultaneous to the students. We will send it to the UGC within the
required time frame. This is a good initiative which will benefit students,” Bhandari
said.

[Source: Times of India]
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